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Workers’ Compensation is a no-fault system that benefits both employees and employers; however, when fraud is involved, fault then attaches.

If an employee-claimant willfully makes a false statement or conceals information in order to receive Workers’ Comp benefits, fraud has occurred. Similarly, if an employer or provider willfully prevents an employee from receiving benefits to which he or she may be entitled, that’s also fraud—although this type of offense is more rare.

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